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Six 1911 Handguns Every Gun Enthusiast Should OwnSix 1911 Handguns Every Gun Enthusiast Should Own

The 1911 handgun is an effective single-action, semi-automatic, recoil-operated pistol that was used by the armed forces for much of the twentieth century. The 1911 was introduced to the public by Springfield Armory in 1985, and since then the 1911 handgun has gained popularity with licensed American gun owners, law enforcement teams, and international, elite military units.

With superb features, well-made designs, and proven performance, 1911 handguns by Springfield Armory are well worth checking out today. Every gun enthusiast should own Springfield Armory 1911 handguns. The 1911 is one of the most revered, time-honored semi-automatic handguns ever designed and Springfield Armory is the industrial standard for good reason.

Six 1911 Handguns Every Gun Enthusiast Should Own

1. Springfield Armory PB9151L 1911 Mil-Spec .45 ACP Stainless Steel 5"

Built on a full-size frame and slide, the Stainless-Steel Mil-Spec,is a finely crafted pistol with a polished finish on its flat surfaces and bead-blasted matte finish on its rounded parts. Its 5-inch barrel is manufactured out of stainless steel entirely and match grade. What makes the Stainless-Steel Mil-Spec such a collector’s item is that the mainspring housing is actually the original arched style from the G.I. issued 1911-A1s.It also utilizes the same single-sided, non-extended thumb safety and short military combat trigger founded in the original 1911-A1 version as well.

To make it more up-to-date though, this pistol includes the Springfield Armory innovative I.L.S.™. In addition to these note-worthy features, the Stainless-Steel Mil-Spec also comes with:

· A standard spur hammer & standard grip safety

· Fixed combat 3-Dot sights

· A lowered and flared ejection port

· A beautiful pair of cross-cannon emblazoned walnut grips

· Two 7-round stainless-steel magazines

2. Springfield 1911 TRP Operator Semi Auto Pistol 45 ACP 5" Barrel 7 Rounds G10 Grips Armory Kote Black PC9105L

TheSpringfield 1911 TRP Operator is a serious, strong, powerful firearm specifically created to be able to handle the worst of conditions. It was originally designed to hold up in the most serious of situations. This tactical, time-tested, proven pistol comes with many great features, including:

· A stainless-steel bull barrel

· Fully adjustable 3-dot tritium night sights

· APicatinny accessory rail for mounting popular light or laser aiming devices

· A forged carbon steel frame and slide to resist corrosion and scratches

Every gun enthusiast looking to include a tactically-proven pistol in their collection should own the Springfield 1911 TRP Operator.

3. Springfield Armory 1911 Champion Operator Lightweight .45 ACP Handgun

The Champion™ Operator®by Springfield Armory is an innovative 1911 in the field of firearms. This handgun was the first 1911 pistol to feature a framethat included an accessory rail as part of the forging.Springfield Armory was the first manufacturer to ever do this, making this handgun such a collector’s item for licensed gun owners. With a shorter slide and 4-inch barrel, this firearm is ideal for concealed carryingor operation when a light is necessary. It doesn’t sacrifice on performance or capacity either, this firearm comes packed with many remarkable features, such as:

· The beavertail grip safety

· A flat mainspring housing

· The Lightweight Delta™ hammer

· Extended ambidextrous thumb safeties

· An extended trigger with an ergonomic design

· 3-Dot tritium combat sights making it capable of handling all conditions and situations

· A reliable lowered and flared ejection port

· A trusted fully supported ramped match grade barrel

· A proprietary dual-captive recoil system

· AnArmory Kote™ to support long-lasting use and minimize wear over time

Simply put, the Champion™ Operator® is “guaranteed to perform when you need it most.”All night and all day, the Champion™ Operator® is a trusted firearm for many gun enthusiasts.

4. Springfield Armory 1911 Marine Corps Operator Loaded .45 ACP Handgun VZ Grips

The Marine Corps Operator Loaded 1911 is a collector’s firearm that not only has its roots in historybut is also very practical for many uses today.It was designed originally for U.S. soldiers in World War II according to Uncle Sam's original spec sheet. The Marine Corps Operator Loaded 1911's being sold today come with many new modern technological updates that make it excellent for target shooting, home defense, and self-defense.

The currentMarine Corps Operator Loaded 1911 has been upgraded in terms of handling and performance, with many features such as:

· An extended ambidextrous thumb safety

· An ergonomic beavertail grip safety

· A lightweight delta hammer

· An extended trigger

· A 2-piece N.M. full-length guide rod recoil system

· Low profile combat 3-dot tritium sights

· A 5-inch stainless steel match grade barrel

· A forge steel frame with integral accessory rail

· A durable olive drab armory kote finish

5. Springfield 1911 Master Class Silent Operator 45ACP Flat Dark Earth (FDE) with Threaded Barrel PCE9105

The 1911 Master Class Silent Operator in Flat Dark Earthis a first of its kind from Springfield Armory. This innovative firearm has caught the attention of many gun collectors in recent years for good reason. This new type of 1911 is truly remarkable in all aspects from its Master Class Threaded & Extended Barrel to its Springfield Armory® 2nd Generation Speed Trigger. The 1911 Master Class Silent Operator in Flat Dark Earth is a feature-loaded firearm. Gun enthusiasts can certainly appreciate many highlights of this handgun, including:

· A custom fit slide with front cocking serrations

· A national match frame with light rail

· Springfield Custom™ tool steel components with a 4.5 lb. action job

· Springfield Custom™ new suppressor height night sights

· Anextended thumb safety

· Springfield Armory beavertail grip safety

· The precision 25LPI checkering front strap & mainspring housing

· TechwellMagwell with G-10 grips

· Unique master class markings

6. Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Operator 9mm 5" Pistol

One final product worth highlighting on the DE Guns website is Springfield Armory’sRange Officer Operator. This formidable self-defense handgun comes with all the add-ons and latest technological innovations gun enthusiasts look for when adding to their gun collections. The Range Officer Operator comes with:

· A fully supported ramp

· Picatinny rail system supportive of customized add-on products

· A sharp, strong parkerized finish

· Fiber optic front sights with alow profile combat rear

· A 5" stainless steel match grade barrel

· A cross cannon double diamond cocobolo grip

· 2-9 round stainless-steel magazines

With a beautiful, innovative frame, the Range Officer Operator is both eye-appealing and very functional for licensed gun owners’ numerous uses.

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Springfield Armory PB9151L 1911-mil-spec .45 ACP Stainless Steel 5" Springfield Armory 1911 Mil-Spec .45 ACP Stainless Steel PB9151L

The Stainless Steel Mil-Spec is built on a full-size frame and slide.
The pistol is made from stainless steel, which has a polished finish on the flat surfaces and bead-blasted matte finish on the rounded areas.
The 5 inch barrel is match grade and made from stainless steel.
The slide features slanted serrations on the rear only.
The mainspring housing is the original arched style found on GI issue 1911-A1s, but it includes the Springfield Armory® I.L.S.™
The pistol also has a standard spur hammer and standard grip safety.
The single-sided, non-extended thumb safety and short military combat trigger are true to the original 1911-A1 design.
The combat 3-Dot sights are fixed, and the ejection port is lowered and flared.
Each Mil-Spec comes with a beautiful pair of cross-cannon emblazoned walnut grips that are held in place with slotted grip screws.
Specifications:
  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Recoil System: GI System
  • Trigger: 5-6 pounds
  • Sights: Combat Style - 3 Dot
  • Weight: 39 ounces
  • Height: 5.5"
  • Slide: Forged Stainless Steel, Matte Rounds with Polished Flats
  • Barrel: 5" Stainless Steel Match Grade
  • Length: 8.6"
  • Grip Type: Cross Cannon Double Diamond Cocobolo
  • Frame: Forged Stainless Steel, Matte Rounds with Polished Flats
  • Magazines: 2 7-round Stainless Steel
SKU PB9151L
UPC 706397071516

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Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Operator 9mm 5" Pistol Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Operator 9mm 5" Pistol

With all the upgrades and enhancements that make a good 1911, the Range Officer Operator from Springfield Armory adds even more to make it a formidable self-defense pistol for home or daily carry use. With a match grade stainless steel barrel featuring a fully supported ramp, Picatinny rail system, and a sharp, strong parkerized finish, the Range Officer Operator is a functional combat gun that looks good.

Caliber: 9mm
Recoil System:
GI Style
Sights:
Fiber Optic Front with Low Profile Combat Rear
Weight:
41 Ounces
Height: 5.5"
Slide: Forged Carbon Steel, Parkerized
Barrel: 5" Stainless Steel Match Grade, Fully Supported Ramp
Length: 8.6"
Grip Type:
Cross Cannon Double Diamond Cocobolo
Frame: Forged Carbon Steel, Parkerized with Picatinny Accessory Rail
Magazines Included:
2-9 Round Stainless Steel
SKU: PI9130L
UPC: 706397913045

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Springfield Armory 1911 Champion Lightweight Operator PX9115LP .45 ACP Handgun Springfield Armory 1911 Champion Operator Lightweight .45 ACP Handgun

Springfield Armory® was the first 1911 manufacturer to offer a frame that included an accessory rail as part of the forging. The Champion™ Operator® mates this forged Operator® frame with a shorter slide and a 4 inch barrel. This results in a pistol that is suitable for concealed carry or operating where a light is needed – and it doesn’t sacrifice any capacity.

Pick up a Champion™ Operator®, and you’ll find that it’s a feature-loaded expression of the classic 4 inch 1911. The beavertail grip safety, flat mainspring housing, Lightweight Delta™ hammer, extended ambidextrous thumb safeties and extended trigger give you all the ergonomic advantages you want in a carry pistol. The 3-Dot tritium combat sights mean that the Champion™ Operator® is ready for any conditions. A carry gun also has to be reliable. Thanks to the lowered and flared ejection port, fully supported ramped match grade barrel and proprietary dual-captive recoil system, the Champion™ Operator® is guaranteed to perform when you need it most. And the Armory Kote™ finish will keep it performing for years to come.

You can carry the Champion™ Operator® with you all day, appreciating its smaller size and standard capacity. Then slide your favorite tactical light on the rail, and put it on your nightstand. When you need a feature-packed 1911 for night and day, reach for the Champion™ Operator®

Caliber: .45 ACP
Recoil System:
Dual Spring with Full Length Guide Rod
Sights: Low Profile Combat, 3-Dot Tritium
Weight With Empty Magazine:
31 Ounces
Height: 5.5 Inches
Slide: Forged Carbon Steel, Black Armory Kote
Barrel: 4" Stainless Steel Match Grade, Fully Supported Ramp. Bull.
Length: 7.6 Inches
Grip Type:
Cross Cannon, Double Diamond Cocobolo
Frame: Forged Aluminum Alloy with Integral Accessory Rail, Black Hardcoat Anodized
Magazines: 2 - 7 Round, Blued Steel

SKU: PX9115L
UPC: 706397867232

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Springfield Armory Marine Corps Operator Loaded 1911 Springfield Armory 1911 Marine Corps Operator Loaded .45 ACP Handgun VZ Grips

Whether you're looking for a pistol for target practice, home defense, or for self defense you'll appreciate the extended ambidextrous thumb safety found on the Marine Corps Operator Loaded 1911's. The ergonomic beavertail grip safety, lightweight delta hammer and the extended trigger enhance the handling and performance of the loaded in all situations.

Based on Uncle Sam's original spec sheet, the 1911 Loaded has many options brought from the shooters and custom shops since World War II.

Caliber: .45 ACP
Height: 5.5 Inches
Grip Type:
G-10
Recoil System:
2 Piece N.M. Full Length Guide Rod
Sights: Low Profile Combat 3-dot Tritium
Weight with Empty Magazine:
43 ounces
Slide: Forged Steel, Black Armory Kote
Barrel: 5 Inch Stainless Steel Match Grade
Frame: Forge Steel with Integral Accessory Rail, Olive Drab Armory Kote
Length: 8.6 Inches
Magazines: 2 - 7 Round Blued Steel

SKU: PX9110ML
UPC: 706397913229

Our Price: $1,299.00
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SpringField Armory Tactical Response Light Rail .45 ACP TRP Springfield 1911 TRP Operator Semi Auto Pistol 45 ACP 5" Barrel 7 Rounds G10 Grips Armory Kote Black PC9105L

A serious tool for the most serious of applications, the Springfield 1911 TRP Operator is intentionally designed to work under the worst conditions. This tactically proven pistol features a stainless steel bull barrel, fully adjustable 3-dot tritium night sights and a Picatinny accessory rail for mounting a tactical light or laser aiming device. The forged carbon steel frame and slide are finished in tough corrosion and scratch resistant Armory Kote.

Specifications and Features:
  • Springfield PC9105L
  • .45 ACP
  • Single action only semi automatic
  • 5" stainless steel bull barrel
  • 7 rounds capacity
  • Forged carbon steel frame and slide with Armory Kote finish
  • Picatinny accessory rail
  • Fully adjustable 3-dot tritium sights
  • Black/grey G10 grips
  • Overall length 8.6"
  • Height 5.7"
  • Empty weight 45 oz
  • Black
UPC: 706397151058


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Springfield 1911 Master Class Silent Operator 45ACP Flat Dark Earth (FDE) with Threaded Barrel PCE9105 Springfield 1911 Master Class Silent Operator 45ACP Flat Dark Earth (FDE) with Threaded Barrel PCE9105

Introducing the 1911 Master Class Silent Operator in Flat Dark Earth from Springfield Armory. These are the first of their kind from Springfield, and possess several eye opening traits. From the Master Class Threaded & Extended Barrel, to the Springfield Armory® 2nd Generation Speed Trigger, this class of 1911 pistols from Springfield is nothing short of amazing.

Product Features
  • Custom fit slide with front cocking serrations to National Match Frame with Light Rail
  • Master Class Threaded & Extended Barrel; .578-28TPI with Thread Protector
  • Springfield Custom™ Tool Steel components with a 4.5 lb. action job
  • Springfield Armory 2nd Generation Speed Trigger
  • Master Class Stainless Steel Barrel Bushing
  • Springfield Custom™ New Suppressor Height Night Sights
  • Springfield Armory Extended Thumb Safety
  • Springfield Armory Beavertail Grip Safety
  • Precision 25LPI Checkering Front Strap and Mainspring Housing
  • Techwell Magwell with G-10 Grips
  • Unique Master Class Markings
*Sequentially Serial Numbers available for multiple handgun purchases.

SKU: PCE9105
UPC: 706397899882

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